Violet-throated Metaltail Metallura baroni

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: Salvin, 1893

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small range with records from very few locations. Remaining habitat is fragmented and declining. It consequently qualifies as Endangered.

Population size: 600-1700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Metallura baroni. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/violet-throated-metaltail-metallura-baroni on 22/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 22/09/2023.